Announcements

Theater Up Close season 2017/18 at ARSHT

Thu 2 Nov, 2017 - Sun 13 May, 2018

Following 36 critically acclaimed productions and 20 Carbonell Awards, the 2017/18 lineup features four  plays from Miami’s own Zoetic Stage—including “Best Musical” Tony Award winner Fun Home—and the New York Times “Critics’ Pick” Off-Broadway hit, Small Mouth Sounds by Drama Desk Award winner Bess Wohl. This Season of Theater Up Close will include: Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks Directed by Stuart Meltzer November … +

Performing Arts

New City Players present True West

Through Sun 27 Aug, 2017

In what the New York Post called “Shepard’s masterwork”, True West is a Pulitzer Prize finalist that explores what it means for humans to have a “double nature.” Two estranged brothers, Lee and Austin, meet up in their mother’s Southern California suburban home; Austin to work on his latest screenplay and Lee to scour the surrounding houses for valuable appliances. What ensues … +

Performing Arts

John Mulaney’ Kid Gorgeous at ARSHT

Fri 29 Sep, 2017

John Mulaney is an Emmy Award-winning writer and comedian. He most recently starred in the Broadway hit, Oh, Hello on Broadway alongside Nick Kroll. In 2015 Mulaney released his 3rd hour stand up special a Netflix Original titled The Comeback Kid which the AV Club called “the best hour of his career.” He began his career in New York’s East Village and … +

Performing Arts

ARSHT: Building the Wall

Thu 21 Sep, 2017 - Sun 8 Oct, 2017

Building the Wall, the newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge)comes to Miami directed by Margaret Ledford. Written immediately prior to the recent presidential election, inspired by Candidate Donald Trump and his anti-immigration campaign rhetoric, Building the Wall reveals a scenario of how campaign promises made law might lead to … +

Performing Arts

The Good Thief at SMDCAC

Fri 4 Aug, 2017 - Sun 20 Aug, 2017

Ground Up and Rising, Inc. Presents The Good Thief by Conor McPherson. The play invites to witness a fateful night in Dublin, where a gangster’s life takes a transformative turn after a kidnap job jolts hims into a spiral of remorse and regret. The play was first performed under the title The Light of Jesus by Fly By Night Theatre Company at … +

Performing Arts

Robert Dubac’s The Book of Moron at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Fri 4 Aug, 2017 - Sat 5 Aug, 2017

Robert Dubac’s newest Off-Broadway hit has been described as one of the most “hilarious,” “intelligent” and “scorching” satirical attacks on idiocracy since Mark Twain. Having been brainwashed by a culture that worships Kardashians over character, delusion over truth and selfies over self-effacements, Dubac begins his journey with one simple question. Who am I? What do I believe? What’s the point? Okay, that’s … +

Performing Arts

The J’s Cultural Arts Theatre presents Kindertransport

Wed Oct 18, 2017

Kindertransport by Diane Samuels and directed by Michael Andron takes the audience  between 1938 and the outbreak of World War II,  when almost 10,000 children most of them Jewish, were sent by their parents from Germany to Britain, including 9-year old Eva. When her parents fail to escape, Eva changes her name and begins the process of denying her roots. It is only … +

Performing Arts

In the Heights at Pembroke Pines Theatre of Performing Arts

Through Sun 6 Aug, 2017

In the Heights is the first musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton). Winner of 4 Tony Awards including Best Musical,  it tells the story of an eclectic group of friends and families in the largely Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City. It explores three days in the characters’ lives in this Manhattan’ Latino neighborhood where a bodega owner called Usnavi … +

Performing Arts

Informed Consent at GableStage

Through Sun 27 Aug, 2017

Informed Consent by Deborah Zoe Laufer with Elizabeth Dimon, Betsy Graver, Jovon Jacobs, Francisca Munoz and Carlos Orizondo take the spectators into three different perspectives around human beings and their creation. Among the characters we find a genetic anthropologist, a children’ s book author and a Native American  who tells the ancient legend about how Grand Canyon came to be. The play … +

Events

South Florida Theatre League Summer Fest 2017

Through Mon 28 Aug, 2017

Every Monday through August 28, 2017 a South Florida Theatre League member will host a reading of a new play by a local playwright. Playwrights range from established local favorites, including Carbonell Award-winners and nominees, to emerging talents, with plays vastly ranging in subject matter and style. Schedule : July 31, 2017 Actors’ Playhouse, “All Together Now” by Philip Middleton Williams, 7:30 … +

Performing Arts

Main Street Players play Bad Jews

Through Sun 13 Aug, 2017

Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon  chronicles the relationships between three cousins who are brought together following the death of their grandfather, a Holocaust survivor. Conflict ensues as the trio fight over a “chai” that belonged to their grandfather. As Daphna and Liam battle over who is more deserving of the memento, Liam’s girlfriend Melody and brother Jonah try to stay clear of … +

Dance

Finding Neverland at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Tue 13 Jun, 2017

Finding Neverland is Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com‘s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical. Directed by visionary Tony winner Diane Paulus, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the … +

Dance

CCE presents Out of the Container

Thu 25 May, 2017

Centro Cultural Español in Miami (CCEMiami) and Microtheater Miami present the new season Out of the Container, dedicated to the LGTBQ community through June 25, 2017. The programming offers drama and comedy with 12 plays inspired by themes such as sexual identity, gender politics and other topics related to LGBTQ. Out of the Container will premiere Teatro Sorpresa, produced by filmmaker Abraham … +

Dance

It Shoulda Been You at Actors’ Playhouse

Wed 17 May, 2017

It Shoulda Been You aka “the wedding of the year” is an entertaining musical comedie that comes direct from Broadway to Miami. The bride is Jewish. The groom is Catholic. Her mother is a force of nature; his mother is a tempest in a cocktail shaker. And when the bride’s ex-boyfriend shows up, the perfect wedding starts to unravel faster than one … +